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Mosaic leatherjacket

Eubalichthys mosaicus

20/11/2015 - Rye Pier

Weight 1.000kg
Depth 4m
Eubalichthys mosaicus

About this species

Generally found within temperate waters and mostly confined to Australia, the leatherjackets are identified by a long spine over the eye and leathery skin. JUVENILES: Look for a rounded body and bright yellow and orange patches with blue lines. ADULTS: The body elongates in the adult form and the orange/yellow spots occurring at juvenile stages become black and blue patches become pale. Read more…

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